John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Wall: Money 'Not Why I Play The Game'

    Real GM Basketball "John Wall replied in a video posted online Friday to apparent critics who have voiced concerns over how he is "watching other people's pockets and I'm not worried about basketball and getting better." Wall was reportedly irked in particular by Bradley Beal's new deal. "I just wanted to clear..." August 27

  • John Wall Addresses Critics & Anonymous Sources Who Said He Watching People’s Pockets

    Black Sports Online "An article from The Ringer painted John Wall as a jealous teammate and player who was upset when people got better contracts and endorsements than him. All the sources were anonymous. After making a few comments on social media, Wall made an official comment via Bleacher Report’s..." August 26

  • John Wall reportedly bothered by Harden’s contract

    Larry Brown Sports "If John Wall is going to be jealous every time a player signs a contract that is worth more than his, the next three years are bound to be pretty frustrating for him. According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, Wall was “rankled” by the four-year, $118 million extension James Harden signed with..." August 25

  • It’s bickering, not beef, but John Wall and Bradley Beal still need to figure it out

    Washington Post "On Wednesday morning, many players on the Washington Wizards‘ roster woke up inside a five-star hotel overlooking a marina in California. An idyllic setting for team bonding — and a world away from Washington, where news of discord between the team’s two best players has once again bubbled to the..." August 25

  • Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal must put aside 'tendency to dislike each other on the court'

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The high temperatures outside the arena at Las Vegas summer league, where John Wall sat courtside to watch the Wizards play, were punishing. Bradley Beal walked in with his girlfriend, fresh off agreeing to $128 million max contract, and when he sat down there was a gulf of unfilled chairs..." August 23

  • John Wall on schedule with knee rehab but makes no promises to be ready by season opener

    Washington Post "Throughout the offseason, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has heard the same question. How are the knees doing? So on Saturday at his third annual John Wall Family Foundation Back to School Block Party, he came ready with answers. However, a cautious Wall opted for preaching..." August 20

  • John Wall says he still wants the Wizards to add to their wing depth

    Bullets Forever "John Wall joined Kevin Calabro and Steve Smith during Sunday’s broadcast of the Wizards-Hawks Summer League game to talk about several topics, including his recovery from surgery, what Scott Brooks expects from him, Kevin Durant’s choice to join the Warrior. The most interesting part of the..." July 11

  • Wizards owe it to John Wall to make this the ‘biggest summer’

    Washington Post "Take dollars and cents out of the equation, and now ask yourself what’s the biggest reason a prominent NBA free agent might want to join the Wizards. I’ve got my answer. John Wall has his. Turns out they match. “You’re playing with me, first of all,” Wall said with a grin this week. “A..." June 30

  • John Wall on All-NBA voting: ‘I got snaked twice’

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Wall isn't one to keep his feelings to himself when it comes to what he perceives as a lack of respect around the NBA, from not getting the whistles from game officials to All-Star voting by fans to voting for end-of-season awards by media. Last week, he was not only left off the three..." June 10

  • John Wall might miss training camp, but could be healthiest in three years

    CBS Sports "John Wall had a disappointing year last season. His individual numbers were good under a new, faster-paced system now-fired coach Randy Wittman designed. But his defense fell off a cliff due to exhaustion and the Wizards lazed about in mediocrity before missing the playoffs. In an interview..." June 04

  • Wall: Wizards need 3rd star, but giving free agent Durant space

    Yahoo! Sports "John Wall reluctantly went under the knife for the first time in his life and now he was bedridden, unable to move or shower because of surgeries on both knees, and feeling quite icky in his room at Cleveland Clinic. His mother, Frances Pulley, was at his side on Mother's Day. His agent, Rich..." June 04

  • Wizards' John Wall wins 2015-16 NBA Cares Community Assist Award

    USA Today "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been given the season-long 2015-16 NBA Cares Community Assist Award for his charitable efforts and year-long dedication to community outreach, the league announced Wednesday. Wall, 25, has been extremely active in giving back to the community during..." June 01

  • Report: Wall may not be ready for Wizards camp

    The Score "After undergoing minor surgeries on both knees, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not expected to participate in the Olympics for Team USA this summer. The Wizards expect Wall to be fully healed by the start of next season, but Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports that he may..." May 10

  • John Wall has surgery on his left knee

    USA Today "Washington Wizards guard John Wall had surgery to remove calcium deposits on his left knee, the team announced Thursday. Wall will begin rehab and be ready for the 2016-17 season. “I am determined to lead this team back to the playoffs and getting healthy is the best way for me to accomplish..." May 05

  • Brooks: Wall has ability to be one of the best players in the game

    Washington Post "The NBA has become a point guard’s game, and Scott Brooks’s knowledge of the position is as deep as any person’s in the game. Undrafted out of UC Irvine, Brooks carved out a 10-year NBA career with a 5-foot-11 frame as a point guard for six different teams. He later spent six-plus seasons..." April 29

  • John Wall says Wizards didn’t hire Scott Brooks to lure Kevin Durant

    Washington Post "John Wall doesn’t yet have a personal relationship with Scott Brooks, but he was in favor of the Washington Wizards hiring Brooks as their next coach from the outset based on what he had heard about the former Oklahoma City Thunder head man. Wall works with the same trainer as Thunder point..." April 23

  • Major step backwards for Wall and Beal

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The next step never took place because Bradley Beal rarely stayed on the court long enough with John Wall in what was supposed to be a breakout season for them to solidify themselves as an elite backcourt that belonged in the same conversation with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. "It’s been a..." April 17

  • Wall wants Alan Anderson back, but does he yearn to return?

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Alan Anderson is one of the three free agents who John Wall definitely wants back with the Wizards, even though he's coming off the worst season of his career and will be 34 in 2016-17. Anderson wants back in, too. "Even though I'm an energy player, it's hard to bring energy when you've got a..." April 16

  • John Wall Cursed Out Randy Wittman and the Wizards, Report Claims

    The Big Lead "Most disappointing team in the NBA this season? The Houston Rockets are up there – from Western Conference Finals to trying to get into the playoffs – and so are the Milwaukee Bucks, who went from the playoffs to 33 wins and the lottery. But my vote goes to the Washington Wizards, who also went..." April 13

  • This John Wall bobblehead looks absolutely nothing like John Wall

    SI "There are two key components to a good bobblehead. The head must bobble. And the head should look like the person it was made after. This John Wall bobblehead may bobble like the wind, but it honestly couldn’t look less like John Wall if it tried:" April 11

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    Wizards say Beal is out with a sore pelvis.

  • John Wall ‘probably’ won’t play against Pistons; Alan Anderson will

    Washington Post "John Wall got up slowly, a McDonald’s breakfast sandwich in his left hand as he FaceTimed, and started his limp toward the Washington Wizards’ bus back to the team hotel. He had been sitting with his right leg locked in straight as his teammates concluded shootaround at The Palace at Auburn Hills..." April 08

  • With little left to play for, the Wizards should go ahead and shut down John Wall for the season

    Bullets Forever "There are a couple of different ways to look at John Wall missing Wednesday's game against the Nets on Wednesday. Obviously, if Wall is going to miss a game, it was nice that it came against the Nets, who even in a spirited effort could only keep up with the Wall-less Wizards for 24 minutes. If..." April 07

  • Chris Paul withdrew from Team USA. What does that mean for John Wall?

    Washington Post "John Wall has not been shy to voice his thoughts about his place among Team USA’s hierarchy. He was initially left off the preliminary 28-man roster for the 2014 World Cup of Basketball before he was added four days before camp started in Las Vegas. Then he was among the first cuts. And after..." April 05

  • John Wall tries to save a Wizards season he considers partially lost

    Washington Post "John Wall never envisioned the season unfolding like this. The Washington Wizards were supposed to take the next step in the postseason and compete for Eastern Conference supremacy, not battle for a playoff spot as spring blooms. This would’ve been acceptable two years ago. Not now. “I think..." March 22

  • Kicks Fix: The top five 2016 sneaker free agents

    Yahoo! Sports "Every summer, July 1 kicks off the start of NBA free agency, opening a window in which players and their agents can begin negotiating contracts with teams around the league. For the sneaker industry, the key date each year is Sept. 30. That's typically when a player's shoe deal expires, freeing..." March 10